I Opening Therapy with Janet O’Shea

About Janet


Welcome to I OpeningTherapy, an experience of knowing the Personal I to the expanding awareness of the collective I, with Janet O’Shea, LCSW.

Janet O’Shea is a N.Y.S. Licensed Clinical Social Worker who uniquely blends traditional psychotherapy with soul healing modalities, effecting a profound change in allowing one to experience a more joyful life. Since childhood Janet has always been deeply moved to help others through difficult times in their lives as well as feeling a profound connection to the metaphysical world. For many years these two passions were explored as separate entities, however, it became inevitable that the wisdom and benefits from both modalities would come together to create a greater healing experience.

While “talk therapy” may be healing and beneficial in and of itself at times, too often people continue their life patterns despite their level of intellectual awareness. It is Janet’s desire to help others connect to their true nature and free themselves from ego based beliefs and fears. These fears are often a result of trauma and wounding that occur, leaving an imprint within our unconscious, creating negative thoughts, outdated belief patterns, and repetitive unwanted behaviors. Janet combines cognitive awareness with the energetic release of confining soul imprints. This restructuring of our energetic bodies enables us to make more effective choices that better serve our highest and truest self. Janet has been trained extensively in high frequency energetic healing both nationally and internationally.

This eclectic approach integrates spiritual alchemical healing techniques, intuitive soul reading/restructuring, hypnotherapy/past life regression therapy, creative visualization, Integrated Energy Therapy (I.E.T) and Reiki.

Janet is passionate about teaching technique healing modalities and non- technique approaches to those who wish to pursue the healing arts for their own healing and/or as a profession. She is an Ericksonian Hypnotherapist and graduated from NYSEPH. Janet is one of the top 28 Master Level IET Instuctors in 2008 and 2010 and actively teaches this modality as well as creative meditation including techniques that incorporate spiritual alchemy.

Janet has over 20 years of professional experience in the healing arts. Her background includes working with adolescents and adults on a wide range of issues including substance abuse, depression and anxiety.

Early in her career she became the assistant director of a multi-service outpatient substance abuse treatment and prevention community-based program in Rockland County, NY. There she worked intensely with adolescents and adults in individual, couple, family, group and community settings. During this period she was a lecturer and a developer of a county-wide approach to adolescent depression and suicide,as well as co-author of a widely used adolescent suicide response manual for schools and communities. More recently Janet has been the lead author of a county-wide bullying prevention /awareness curriculum adopted by several school districts,which compiled published classroom lessons for bullying prevention.

Janet is also a National Trainer for the Olweus Bully Prevention, an internationally-renowned bullying prevention program.

You are invited to visit Janet’s sister site at www.hearingyourangels.com.


IMG_4773Sessions are individualized according to one’s needs and desires. Often one may need to come to a cognitive understanding of the challenges they are facing in which psychotherapy is beneficial. This may be the only avenue that one wishes to pursue.

Frequently, one may feel that despite their increased awareness, deeper unconscious resistance prevents them from moving forward and are in need of alternative approaches to help clear and change these patterns. Incorporating hypnosis, creative visualization and mediation techniques are highly useful tools in the healing process.

Another multifaceted approach may include all of the above and/or encompass a combination of IET, Reiki and intuited soul clearings,spiritual alchemy and crystal/stone healing (one year study at the Chinatown Wellness Center with Dr. Jeffrey Yuen) to assist in the restructuring of various patterns that have been imprinted in our DNA and genetics. Janet uses her gift of perception to guide sessions in a direction of healing and renewal.

During these sessions you are fully clothed and relaxed in either a sitting or lying down position. Either light or no touch is part of the more hands on healing modalities such as IET and Reiki. At times strong emotions may be released during or after sessions and through dream time. The process of releasing may also trigger some short lived (a couple of hours) physical discomfort or tiredness. It is helpful to drink a lot of water afterwards and to take a bath in either dead sea
salt or to add a relaxing oil such as lavender.

Sessions generally run 1 hour to 1.5 hours depending upon the work being done.

Fee: $120-$150
Out of network Insurance Reimbursable is possible for psychotherapy

The News for the Soul 11 Questions – 11 Things About Janet:


  1. What was your first moment of ‘beyond 3d normal awakening’?            It’s hard to remember the first moment of beyond the normal 3D because I don’t ever remember a time of not knowing that this dimension was one of many, which created much frustration from the time I was very young.  I was blessed to have a clairvoyant Grandmother that allowed this knowing to be the norm.
  2. Who is your favourite teacher, book and movie? In my everyday life my favorite teachers are my husband, Mike and my two adult sons, Anthony and Michael. They continue to teach me that love and acceptance is a never ending open door. Always another level to go into.  My favorite formal teacher that I have studied with for the past 10 years is Qala Sri’ama Phoenix – Founder of The Sirius Library & Divine University Project. I have grown leaps and bounds with her many teachings to know the multidimensional Being that I and all of us are. As far as books, there are so many that I love it would be a long list.
  3. What’s the strangest experience you’ve ever had?  The strangest experiences I have had may scare some people so I won’t go into those but one that stands out was also very fun. Several years ago in the middle of the night I woke up to the feeling of someone pressing the mattress on my side of the bed. I looked up and there was this glowing blue human like Being…he looked like chrome blue. It was a bit comical because his clothes looked like the early 80’s..For some reason I had no fear at all. I asked him why he was here and he told me he was traveling and was very interested in my many large crystals and would like to spend time with them. He would like to stay for 3 days, and so that was that and I went back to sleep. Looking back I really wish I had asked many more questions!
  4. What’s one interesting thing we do not know about you yet? I am a complete science fiction/fantasy nerd. Lord of the Rings, The Matrix, Star Wars…it’s all based on Truth! It’s where I go to find the missing pieces of wisdom about our galactic heritage and connections.
  5. What do you feel your true life purpose to be? I believe my life purpose/soul mission is to assist as many Beings as possible to shift their Consciousness to a higher frequency. To have a true Consciousness, DNA shift within their Being. To assist to upgrade the frequency to that of Divine Love and from here One may find their Truth, Wisdom and Direction. My heart dream is to assist humanity to remember who they really are and their beautiful place in the Cosmos. For all this remembered love to be woven into the creation of the New Earth Consciousness.
  6. What’s your favourite animal? It’s hard to pick a favorite animal, they are all perfect.
  7. What’s your favourite consciousness or energy ‘exercise’ that helps you stay connected, grounded and ‘tuned in’ in a good way? For many years I have and still rely on the 4-7-8 breathwork,  the relaxing breath.  This is based on pranayama, an ancient Indian practice that means “regulation of breath.” Inhale through the nose for count of  4, hold for count of 7, exhale out of the mouth for count of 8. Do this for 4-8 rounds. It is even more beneficial when you place your tongue on roof of mouth behind the tip of the top teeth for the entire exercise. This is a favorite of Dr. Andrew Weil.
  8. What’s your favourite music / song / musical artist?  There is so much amazing music and musical artists that is so hard to find a favorite. Favorite songs, “Mercy” by Duffy, Baba Hanuman by Krishna Das.
  9. What’s your favourite food? Favorite food…that would be dark chocolate in just about any form
  10. What excites your creative juices? What stimulates the creative juices for me is anything that deeply touches my soul, a piece of music, art, writings, teachings, conversation, and a great piece of dark chocolate

11. What’s the one thing you’d like to “shamelessly self promote” here today? Right now, I am shamelessly promoting that I have a message I would like to offer to anyone who is open to hear it-at some point in their life when it may be of service. A message of love and hope as I offer assistance for you to lovingly look within and see the relationship you have with the world. This is based on the relationship within your inner world. All is a relationship, our relationship with love, friendship, family, money, our guides, the earth, the angels and the many Beings of Light. It is all within. If anyone would like to visit my websites I would be honored.   iopeningtherapy.com and hearingyourangels.com

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